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Policy Issues and Legal Topics Affecting Multifamily Housing

Find the latest summaries and policy updates for all multifamily housing regulations and policies.  

On Monday, October 7, the City of Burien passed a bill creating a local rental housing code requiring "just cause" for termination of a tenancy,...

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The City of Seattle recently passed legislation requiring changes to the notices served to residents. These laws were signed by the Mayor on October...

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The City of Federal Way is considering a rental registration and inspection program. The program will be proposed and considered by the City...

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An article which appeared in last Saturday’s Tacoma News Tribune highlighting new landlord-tenant laws included several assertions by tenant...

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On average, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 9 men experience some form of domestic violence at the hands of an intimate partner in America. Here in...

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The subject of housing affordability is front and center in the national conversation. The causes of rising housing costs and available and...

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The Seattle City Council recently amended a 2015 law requiring notice to the Seattle Office of Housing and Seattle Housing Authority of the owner's...

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As published in Rental Housing Journal's May 2019 On-Site Who Wants Affordable...

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The Seattle Office of Housing published the 2019 maximum income and rent schedules for the various income-restricted housing programs operating...

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On April 24, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published the 2019 Median Income schedules which set limits for...

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Wednesday, April 17, marks the final day the legislature may consider a proposal from the opposite house. The remaining time is devoted to...

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The Democratic Party may have the majority in both chambers of the Washington State Legislature, but their proposed Biennium Operating Budgets...

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